When We Can Expect In Succession Season 4: Succession is one of the rare TV programs that unite people from all over the world. Following billionaire Roy and his dysfunctional children, who spend their days stabbing one other in the back in an effort to become the new CEO of their family’s global media empire, is the hit HBO drama, which may also be described as a satirical black comedy.
The third season entered “full beast mode,” with son Kendall’s attempt to overthrow his father being broadcast on television. Sadly, Kendall’s demise was also broadcast on television.
By the time the season three finale debuted in December 2021, the writers had completely unraveled the plot with a spectacular ending that left viewers begging for explanations. Sadly, we must wait and be patient.
Here is everything we currently know about it.
When We Can Expect In Succession Season 4
Thankfully, Succession has at least confirmed its fourth season, which was announced only days before the premiere of season three.
Sadly, as of November 2022, no official release date had been established, though we did learn the approximate release window.
It was revealed that Succession season four will debut at some time in spring 2023 in a quick but intense teaser that played during the House of the Dragon season 1 finale on HBO.
The show’s executive producer, Jesse Armstrong, provided a positive update on the show’s development when he told Digital Spy and other journalists at the BAFTA TV Awards back in May: “We’re almost done with the writing for season four, here in London, with the American writers coming over.
They’re a really excellent bunch to discuss the intricacies of the characters, the setting, and what we’re doing on the show.
Regarding the potential end of the program, Armstrong was also questioned.
I won’t respond to that question specifically, he said. “I believe it shouldn’t continue indefinitely. But right now, we’re still having a good time.
The first two seasons debuted on HBO in the summers of 2018 and 2019, respectively, but the pandemic delayed the start of season three. It consequently debuted in October 2021.
Thus, the fourth season of the show will see yet another significant alteration with its spring 2023 release time.
What Will Happen In Succession Season 4?
The 10-episode fourth season‘s official summary, which was made public in June, stated: “In the 10-episode fourth season, the sale of media giant Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson gets increasingly closer.
“As the Roys contemplate what their life would be like after the deal is done, the possibility of this seismic sale causes existential turmoil and familial discord.
As the family considers a future in which their influence in culture and politics will be significantly reduced, a power struggle emerges.
Even with this succinct explanation, it should be clear that Succession season four can only mean one thing: all-out conflict inside the family and business unit.
Having sold out his family and agreed to a buyout of Waystar Royco, Logan will no longer have a significant part of what keeps him going. What will he do in its place, then? His super-shrewd decision to sell Waystar to Matsson might not have been as successful as he had anticipated.
What will happen to Shiv, Roman, and Kendall now that they have no one else to rely on but one another to get them through this difficult time in their lives?
Their most important other has let down all the major players. Her battered husband Tom has finally gotten even with Shiv and abandoned her in the ocean, though he is unaware that she is dead. She won’t take that treachery lying down, we’re pretty sure… though she might plan a long-term revenge strategy.
For Roman, Gerri, the lone person whom he seems to have confided, has abandoned him for her own reasons. Then there is Kendall, whose mental stability is clinging to him by the thinnest of threads.
The siblings will need to devise their next power play before it’s too late in season four. It will be messy in either case.
On the plus side, it appears there will be one cause for celebration (if you choose to see it that way) since it appears Connor will wed Willa Ferreyra, his reluctant partner. Good luck with that one.
Jeremy Strong’s New Yorker interview, in which the distinction between the actor and the character he plays on the program became a little hazy, is another example of how Succession’s art occasionally imitates life.
Strong declared, “To me, the stakes are life and death.” “I take my own life and [Kendall] equally seriously.”
Sadly, the post sparked a lot of online mockeries, and some famous people came forward to defend the actor. Cox was among them (via Deadline).
The entire essay was Jeremy’s idea, according to Cox. He insisted on it, despite repeated cautions from others. It sort of lifted him up, which I thought was unfortunate. He should never have taken that route, in my opinion, as playing Kendall has made him extremely exposed.
Succession Season 4 Cast
Given that the family is now at war, it is very likely that all the key figures will return.
The big guy himself (Brian Cox), friends Tom Wambsgans (Matthew Macfadyen) and Cousin Greg (Nicholas Braun), as well as his longtime business next-in-commands Gerri (J Smith Cameron), Frank (Peter Friedman), and Karl appear to make up Team Logan at this time (David Rasche).
Another unexpected inclusion is his ex-wife Caroline (Harriet Walter), who in the season three finale sold out her kids. Then there is the new group, which consists of Roman, Shiv (Jeremy Strong), and Kendall (Kieran Culkin).
The decision of the oldest son, Connor (Alan Ruck), is still up in the air, but at least he will be accompanied by Willa (Justine Lupe), his new fiancée.
Also confirmed is Alexander Skarsgrd’s portrayal of Lukas Mattson, which makes sense given the complete chaos he has caused the family.
Other familiar faces include Stewy Hosseini from season one, a recurring character played by Arian Moayed; Jess Jordan, Kendall Roy’s assistant; Naomi Pierce, Kendall’s media heiress love interest; Justin Kirk, who played the controversial Congressman Jeryd Mencken in season three; and Stephen Root, who played Ron Petkus.
Additionally announced is Dagmara Domiczyk’s return to the Waystar Royco PR team as Karolina Novotney.
Succession Season 4 Trailer
You’ll need to exercise patience, just like the Roy children, to obtain what is rightfully yours.
But till then, f**k off, as Logan would say! We’re only joking. Keep checking in, and we’ll let you know as soon as we have any updates!
Where To Watch Succession?
Succession airs on HBO in the US, and Sky Atlantic and NOW in the UK.